Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: HB 1297
House Bill No. 1297 was passed on May 17th of 2013. The bill was initially introduced on February 14th of 2013. House Bill No. 1297 addresses concerns that workforce training program instructors at technical and community colleges should be aware of how their training program is affecting their student’s abilities to succeed in the workforce. The bill proposes that assessments be conducted in order to establish a measured standard and goal of preparative skills. This bill will be in effect on September 1st of 2013.